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anthropologist , educator , linguist , researcher , writer

Edgar Alstrup Gregersen, American anthropologist, educator, linguist, writer, researcher. Recipient Phi Beta Kappa, Queens College/ New York, 1956, Sigma XI, Yale U/ New Haven, Conn, 1961; grantee Fulbright Hays Travel, National Defense Education Act, 1964. Fellow: American Anthropological Associate, Royal Anthropological Institute, Explorers Club.

Background

Gregersen, Edgar Alstrup was born on April 24, 1937 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Carl and Solveig (Lamberg) Gregersen.

Education

Bachelor, Queens College, New York City, New York, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale U, New Haven, Conn, 1962.

Career

Instructor Columbia U, New York City, 1963—1968, lecturer, 1963—1968. Language coordinator Nigerian Peace Corps, 1963—1964, teacher for E Africa, New York City, 1963—1964. Associate professor Queens College, City University of New York, 1968—1974, Graduate School, City University of New York, New York City, 1969—1974.

Professor Queens College, City University of New York, 1974—2003, professor emeritus, since 2003. Professor Graduate School, City University of New York, 1974—2003, professor emeritus, since 2003. Supervisor, cultural tour of Italy(architect section) Italian-Am Outreach Program, New York City, 1983.

Works

Membership

Fellow: American Anthropological Associate, Royal Anthropological Institute, Explorers Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Spelling reform, Egyptology, photography, history.

Connections

father:
Carl Gregersen

mother:
Solveig (Lamberg) Gregersen